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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
560 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO. ILI.
Tplpnhnnpi Editorial, Monroe 3H
etvJ"UitV CIrcni,tOB, Monroe 3S36
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier - In Chi
cago. 30 cents a Month. By Mall.
United. States and Canada, 13.80 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postofflce at Chicago.
I1L. under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THOSE REBEL MILK WAGON
DRIVERS. Under head of "Is It
Right?" Manufacturers' News says:
"The milk wagon drivers have se-:
cured $21 a week marked up from
. "Why should a driver a position
requiring no "more intelligence than
is needed to drive a sedate and elder
ly horse and deposit milk on a win
dow get more than
"A grocery wagon driver. r
"A window cleaner who does just
as much work and whose occupation
is hazardous at $65 a month.
"A salesman in department
"store, or ' '
"A lawyer, whose average income
in Chicago is less than'a milk wagon
And organized labor puts it anoth
er way: Why don't these low-paid
workers organize like, the milk driv
ers and force their pay up just like
the milk wagon drivers?
MAKE INCOME TAX THIEVES
PAY PREPAREDNESS BILL! Pre
paredness must be paid for.
It is goin& to cost nearly $200,
000,000 this year.
The only question now is: "Who
yill pay the bill?"
.' Basil Manly's investigation of the
United States income tax frauds as
published in this newspaper, shows
"where all of the needed millions and
more can be raised without resort
to new taxation and without burden
to any honest man.
If Secretary McAdoo will collect
any substantial, part of the $320,000,
000 income tax which annually is
being evaded, the entire preparedness
bill can be paid quickly and easily'
The nation's answer to the demand
for more revenue preparedness must
be: "Make the tax thieves pay the
HAVE A HEART.t The glories of
war are departing, you can take it
from any of the soldiers in the "Har
The-unfeeling bilreuacracy is mak
ing it as hard as possible for these
student patriots to become real sol
diers. Official red tapers Nare crushing
youthful enthusiasm and trying to
fashion Young America in the mould
They've taken away their neck
ties! As his curling forelock to Napo
leon Bonaparte as his shuffling foot
to'vCharlie Chaplin such' is his
swell cravat' to a Harvard youth.
And now the order has gone forth
that neckties must not be worn with,
President Wilson; or Secretary
Baker, or whoever it is-that is com
mitting this edica of vandalism
- In the name of youth and the
Crimson we appeal to you to let
those students wear their neckties!
Have you no respect for the tradi
tions of Hah-vud?
o o ,
A BORDER SONG
I dearly love my Uhcje Sam,
, I also love my eggs and ham.
And if in war I'm shot for Sam,(
I'll sorely miss my eggs and ham.
Vertis Blixenstein was smiling on
lady friends in these parts Sunday
afternoon Union Cor. of the Gray
viHe (I1L) Mercury.